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Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, Main Fall, 210 feet from upper to lower level, width of fall, 800 feet from upper to lower level; Height of Cañon wall at the falls, 1.000 feet. A number of minor falls, Islands, and boulder rocks above the main fall add beauty to the lonely majesty of this scene

A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 48 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".
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  • A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 48 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".

Date:

1874

Artist:

Timothy O’Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
commissioned by George Wheeler for the War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

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Artist

Timothy O'Sullivan

Title

Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, Main Fall, 210 feet from upper to lower level, width of fall, 800 feet from upper to lower level; Height of Cañon wall at the falls, 1.000 feet. A number of minor falls, Islands, and boulder rocks above the main fall add beauty to the lonely majesty of this scene

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1874

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 48 from the series "Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian"

Dimensions

9.2 × 7.5 cm (each image); 10 × 17.8 cm (card)

Credit Line

Photography Gallery Fund

Reference Number

1959.616.44

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